JORDAN, John Laurence Fordyce

Service Number –   1365.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   11th  Battalion,  transferred  to  51st  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   11  November  1914.

Address on Enlistment –   N/A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Sailor.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Richard  Percy  Jordan,  Mother-    Jemima  Jordan,  Sister-  Matilda  Jordan,  all  of  8  Reform  Lane,  Lerwick,  Shetland  Isles,  Scotland.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  22  February  1915  on  HMAT  A50  “  Itonus “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   3  September  1916.

Place –   Pozieres,  France.

Age at Death –   38.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Pozieres  British  Cemetery,  Ovillers – La  Boisselle,  Somme,  France  (  Plot  IV,  Row  C,  Grave  No. 7 ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   153.

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